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Vibrant@FENG - Issue 1 (May 2021)

 Staff Awards and Recognitions

56 Faculty members ranked as top 2% of the world's most highly cited scientists by Stanford University

The world-class research produced by PolyU scholars across a wide range of disciplines has been recognised in different global rankings. More than 160 scholars from PolyU have been ranked among the world’s top 2% most-cited scientists, according to an index compiled by Stanford University. Among the 160 top scholars, 55 are from the Faculty of Engineering. Professor Chen Guohua, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Professor Felix Chan, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering are also being listed as the top 50 scientists in the world. This reflects the Faculty’s dedication and commitment in pursuit of research excellence that makes our world’s better.

In addition, 12 PolyU scholars have also been included in the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list compiled by Clarivate. Prof. Song Guo and Prof. Lei Zhang, Department of Computing, and Professor Tsai Ding-ping and Professor Gang Li, Department of Electronic and Information Engineering are amongst the list as the most influential researchers in respective categories.

PolyU Faculty of Engineering Top Scientists Distribution by Departments (Top 2% in the world in their own areas of specialty)

Department of Aeronautical and Aviation Engineering 1
Department of Computing 10
Department of Electrical Engineering 13
Department of Electronic and Information Engineering* 7
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering 13
Department of Mechanical Engineering* 12

* One member works in both Department of Electronic and Information Engineering and Department of Mechanical Engineering.


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